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John Alden Dix
Birth: Dec. 25, 1860
Washington County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1928
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

New York Governor. He graduated from Cornell University in 1883, from Hamilton College in 1912 and became successful in the lumber, paper and banking industries. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1904 and served as chairman of the State Democratic Committee, (1908-10). In 1911, he was elected as a Democratic the 38th Governor of New York, serving until 1913. While in office, he established a New York State Factory Commission to investigate factory conditions, advocated state legislation that improved fire safety regulations, building codes and a law limiting work weeks to 54 hours. After leaving the governorship, he retired from political life and was active in his various business interests until his death at age 67. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Albany Rural Cemetery
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 41, Lot 11
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Oct 11, 2002
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